It Is Not Always Fun Being a Breeder

Mar 19, 2014 by

Breeding Hedgehogs is Not Without Risks The highlights of breeding and its allure often blind individuals to the potential risks, downfalls, and expenses that can occur. The possibility of losing a pet due to breeding complications...

Breeder Herd Initials

Feb 13, 2014 by

  Breeder and Rescue Herd Initials AAH Aaron’s Hedgehogs ABH Alaska Bred Hedgies ACH A.C. Hedgehogs ADH Anne Dray Hedgehogs AEC Elevage Apic Et Compagine AEH Amber’s Exotic Hedgehogs AEX Animals Exotique AHB Adorable...

USDA Information

Dec 3, 2013 by

We are often asked who needs to be licensed to sell hedgehogs and if they want to get licensed what is the next step. The breeding and selling of all wild and exotic animals is governed by the United States Department of Agriculture...

Breeding & Production Potential...

Jun 17, 2013 by

Millermeade Farms carefully selects our animal for our breeding program. When we are aware that an animal is being selected as a breeder, we will help our customers identify animals that we believe are ideal for a breeding program....

Hedgehog Breeding Challenges

May 24, 2013 by

Problems Not Specific to Hedgehogs Growing up on the farm I’ve been around the challenges of breeding a variety of animals since a very young age. I remember the sadness from seeing tiny hooves of a baby donkey sticking out of a feed...

Basic Breeding Information

May 24, 2013 by

Baby hedgehogs are called hoglets. Hedgehogs can produce litter sizes ranging from 1-9, with the average litter size being 3-4. The gestation or the amount of time from conception time until birth is typically 33-35 days. The average...

Mentoring Questions For New Breeder

May 23, 2013 by

When we mentor new breeders we encourage new breeders to learn as much as possible.  There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet and sometimes it is hard to decipher all the different opinions.  Below are some questions...

Our Breeding Program

May 23, 2013 by

Life Expectancy We do our very, very best to produce happy hedgehogs that exceed the average life expectancy.  Most breeders and enthusiast agree that the average pet life expectancy is approximately three years.  When hedgehogs were...